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Stinson's Bank M&A and Capital Markets Divisions Wrap Up 2021 With 13 Transactions

Press Release
02.01.2022

Stinson LLP is consistently ranked among the top U.S. legal advisers for bank mergers and acquisitions and bank branch sales, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. The firm served as legal counsel on 13 transactions in 2021. In the last five years, we represented buyers and sellers in more than 50 bank mergers and acquisitions.

We would like to thank our clients and friends for their support with respect to the following transactions that we advised on these past 12 months.


Oakstar Bancshares

Acted as legal advisor to Oakstar Bancshares in its acquisition of First Colorado Financial Corp.

Completed June 2021


Feather River Bancorp

Acted as legal adviser to Feather River Bancorp in its sale to Plumas Bancorp.

Completed July 2021


Deerwood Bank

Acted as legal adviser to Deerwood Bank in its sale of one branch location to Royal Credit Union.

Announced September 2021


Burns & McDonnell Credit Union

Acted as legal adviser to Burns & McDonnell Credit Union in its sale to Community America Credit Union.

Completed September 2021


American State Bancshares, Inc.

Acted as legal adviser to American State Bancshares, Inc. and American State Bank & Trust Company in their sale to Equity Bancshares, Inc.

Completed October 2021


Country Bancshares, Inc

Acted as legal adviser to Country Bancshares, Inc. and Home Exchange Bank in their sale to Bethany Bankshares Inc. and BTC Bank.

Completed October 2021


United Bank & Trust

Acted as legal adviser to United Bank & Trust in its acquisition of three Equity Bank branch locations from Equity Bancshares, Inc.

Announced October 2021


IFB Holdings, Inc.

Acted as legal adviser to IFB Holdings, Inc. and Investors Community Bank in their sale to Grey Mountain Holdings, Inc.

Completed November 2021


Armed Forces Bank, N.A.

Acted as legal adviser to Armed Forces Bank, N.A. in its acquisition of Kansas State Bank's Mortgage Division.

Completed December 2021


Security Bank of Kansas City, KS

Acted as legal adviser to Security Bank of Kansas City, KS in its sale of three branch locations to Equity Bancshares, Inc.

Completed December 2021


BOTS, Inc./VisionBank

Acted as legal adviser to BOTS, Inc. and VisionBank in their sale to Community Bancshares, Inc. and Community National Bank.

Completed December 2021


Country Club Bank

Acted as legal adviser with respect to the merger of Country Club Trust Company, N.A. with and into Country Club Bank.

Completed December 2021


Friendship Bancshares, Inc.

Acted as legal adviser to Friendship Bancshares, Inc. in its acquisition of St. Elizabeth Bancshares, Inc. and Bank of St. Elizabeth.

Completed December 2021


If you are interested in learning more about our bank M&A work, contact Greg JohnsonMike LochmannAdam MaierBob Monroe, Selena Samale, Scott Smalley or the Stinson LLP contact with whom you regularly work.

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